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Construction Contract Awarded for Australian Pipeline Project

Nacap has received a construction contract from APA Group for the Yamarna Gas Pipeline (YGP) Project. The YGP Project includes the construction of a 198-kilometer natural gas, high pressure pipeline to be built east of Laverton in Western Australia, running from a connection point off the existing Eastern Goldfields Gas Pipeline to the new Gruyere gold mine project site. Under the terms of the contract, work on the project will start this month and includes the mobilization and establishment of a 200 person camp. The remaining construction activities will commence in February 2018, with the project expected to be completed by […]

Kinder Morgan Delays Trans Mountain Launch Again

Kinder Morgan said it would have to delay the start of the expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline by another three months, to December 2020, its chief executive Steve Kean said at the presentation of the company’s fourth-quarter results. The US$5.95-billion expansion project still needs to gather all necessary permit approvals, Keane said, adding that the other reason for the delay was “because we’ve not completed the work necessary with our contractors to determine where we can save time and money on the build and we don’t have a clear view of when the starting […]

TransCanada to Move Forward with Keystone XL Pipeline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline says it is moving forward with its plans and hopes to begin construction next year. TransCanada Corp. said Thursday that its decision builds on the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s decision to approve a route through the state on Nov. 20. The company based in Calgary, Canada, says it has secured enough long-term commitments from oil companies to ship approximately 500,000 barrels per day through the pipeline. The project faces opposition from environmental groups, property owners along the route and Native American tribes, who view […]

API President to Step Down in August

After 10 years running one of Washington’s most influential associations covering all aspects of the oil and natural gas sector, API President and CEO Jack Gerard today announced he will step down when his current contract ends in August 2018. Until then, he will continue to direct the association’s work and assist in the search for a new CEO. “Serving the oil and natural gas industry during this historic time, when an American energy renaissance has made the U.S. the world’s leading producer and refiner of oil and natural gas, has been among the most […]

MPLX Begins Joint Binding Open Season for Cushing-to-Patoka Pipeline Expansion

MPLX LP today announced that its subsidiaries MPLX Ozark Pipe Line LLC (Ozark) and Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL) have launched a joint binding open season on the combined Ozark 22-inch and Woodpat 22-inch pipelines from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Patoka, Illinois. The joint binding open season offers interested shippers an opportunity to secure priority transportation service on the pipelines. “We are pleased to announce the Cushing-to-Patoka Expansion Project as Midwest markets desire further access to West Texas Intermediate crude,” MPLX President Michael J. Hennigan said. “This expansion will provide additional capacity for shippers while positioning […]

Gulf Publishing’s Energy Web Atlas Releases New Features for Real-Time LNG Intelligence Service

Gulf Publishing Company, a leading provider of data and technical information for the international energy industry, announced several enhancements to the Energy Web Atlas (EWA) applications. The ESRI-based geographic information system (GIS) platform allows users to examine real-time project information, export and manipulate data, and serves as a comprehensive source of actionable project intelligence. EWA’s flagship mapping platform includes detailed information on every liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, providing users with a single reference source for global LNG data as well as comprehensive global pipeline information. Additional features for the LNG platform includes: Ability for […]

Application for Pipeline Construction Project Filed

Following the conclusion of a successful binding open season, Adelphia Gateway, LLC, a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the acquisition, construction and operation of an existing 84-mile pipeline and related facilities in Pennsylvania. “Today’s filing with FERC is another step forward for Adelphia Gateway,” said Stephen Westhoven, chief operating officer of New Jersey Resources. “This important project will utilize existing infrastructure to provide greater access to clean, safe, affordable natural gas to underserved markets in […]

Willbros to Sell U.S. Pipeline Assets

Willbros Group, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to sell certain U.S. mainline pipeline assets to WB Pipeline, LLC, an affiliate of Meridien Energy, LLC. Assets included in the sale consist primarily of cross-country pipeline construction equipment.  Valuation is based upon independent third party appraisals and funding will occur in stages throughout the first quarter of 2018 as Willbros completes existing pipeline projects. Under the terms of the agreement, WB Pipeline, LLC will operate under the name Willbros Pipeline, an affiliate of Meridien Energy, LLC. “The sale of these mainline pipeline assets, coupled with our recently […]

Halfwave Wins Nord Stream 2 Inspection Contract

Halfwave has received a contract to custom-build ART Scan® tools for the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Project. The tools will be used to inspect new pipelines during the pre-commissioning phase and have the capability to inspect an entire pipeline in one single run while providing high resolution inspection results. “This is one of the largest and most exciting contracts that we have been awarded, and we are pleased that Nord Stream 2 AG has recognized the added value the ART technology provides,” said Halfwave CEO Paul Cooper. “After a very diligent technology evaluation process, it is very […]

NuStar Energy Commences Open Season to Expand Permian Crude System

NuStar Energy L.P. has launched a binding open season involving a second capacity expansion of NuStar Permian Transportation and Storage LLC’s Permian Crude System, which currently includes approximately 625 miles of crude transmission and gathering lines spanning Borden, Howard, Martin, and Midland Counties with delivery points into Midland, Colorado City, and Big Spring, Texas. With crude oil throughput volumes to certain destinations on NuStar’s Permian Crude System approaching the system’s capacity, the NuStar Permian Crude System Expansion No. Two will provide shippers with additional transportation capacity that is capable of reaching multiple downstream markets through interconnects […]

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